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angiocarpous


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Angiocarpous  \An`gi*o*car"pous\ 
  ([a^]n`j[i^]*[-o]*k[aum]r"p[u^]s),  a.  [Angio-  +  Gr  karpo`s 
  fruit.]  (Bot.) 
  a  Having  fruit  inclosed  within  a  covering  that  does  not 
  form  a  part  of  itself  as  the  filbert  covered  by  its 
  husk,  or  the  acorn  seated  in  its  cupule.  --Brande  &  C. 
  b  Having  the  seeds  or  spores  covered,  as  in  certain 
  lichens.  --Gray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  angiocarpous 
  adj  :  having  or  being  fruit  enclosed  in  a  shell  or  husk  [syn:  {angiocarpic}] 




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